- August 21, 2003
- February 13, 2007 12:05:30 PM
Also Known As:
- W32/Gaobot.worm.y [McAfee], WORM_AGOBOT.P [Trend]
- Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows XP
W32.HLLW.Gaobot.AA is a worm that attempts to spread to the network shares with weak passwords. The worm uses multiple vulnerabilities, including:
This threat also allows for a hacker to remotely access an infected computer through IRC.
W32.HLLW.Gaobot.AA is compressed with UPX.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version August 21, 2003
Latest Rapid Release version October 10, 2011 revision 019
Initial Daily Certified version August 21, 2003
Latest Daily Certified version October 10, 2011 revision 020
Initial Weekly Certified release date August 27, 2003
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Writeup By: Kaoru Hayashi